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President Buhari departs Abuja for London to attend UK-Africa Investment Summit  

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020. Hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the event, according to the organisers, is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads …

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Buhari receives Guinea Bissau President-elect, Embalo, affirms stance on stability

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Jan. 5, 2020(NAN)President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received President-elect of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Muhktar Embalo, and reiterated his desire for stability, peace, progress and prosperity in the West African sub-region. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in …

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One of Africa’s biggest bloggers, Linda Ikeji, 4 others, make Rave list of most beautiful women in Africa

Priscilla Osaje Abuja, Jan. 3, 2020 Africa’s biggest blogger, Linda Ikeji, Nigerian screen diva Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde , Stephanie Okereke Linus, Yvonne Okoro and Osas Ighodaro were recognised by Style Rave, as the most beautiful women in Africa. Style Rave is a leading fashion and lifestyles platform, where fashion trends …

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ISWAP executions: Don’t let terrorists divide us, Buhari appeals to Nigerians 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians not to let terrorists divide the country along religious lines, following execution of some Christians and Muslims by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). President Buhari said, in a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity),: …

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African Development Bank approves $5 million grant to scale up Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, December 16, 2019/ The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a grant of $5 million to enable the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to scale up its outreach and impact to 1,000 select youth entrepreneurs. The grant follows the signing of a …

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Nestlé scales up action against child labor and expands cocoa sustainability program

nes2 nes3 nes5 Nestlé has Tuesday reported significant progress in its efforts to tackle the issue of child labor in the cocoa communities of West Africa. Its latest ‘Tackling Child Labor’ report shows that it is possible to have a positive impact at scale. Providing education — for both children …

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150 cameroonian vigilantes: Ekhomu spoke out of ignorance, Zulum’s spokesman replies

It was for his ignorance of current security cooperation amongst states within the Lake Chad Region, that Dr Ona Ekhomu‎, President, Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) issued a press statement criticizing Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum for equipping 150 Cameroonian vigilantes who have joined …

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S/African president urged to intervene in efforts to stabilise national carrier

Cape Town, Nov. 29, 2019 South Africa’s Parliament on Friday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in efforts to stabilise the embattled South African Airways (SAA). Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Tourism said in a statement that the country’s national carrier pleaded with the government to intervene. “As the peak Christmas …

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 In Malabo: Buhari says Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline construction begins soon; Assures security in Gulf of Guinea; Arrives Katsina  

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday said that the Federal Government would soon commence the construction of the 600-kilometre Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline which would move gas from the Southern part of the country to the North. The Nigerian leader, who disclosed this while addressing the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit …

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